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How do I reference a magazine (print/online)?

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Please see below for examples from page 200 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association, 2010):

Magazine article

Chamberlin, J., Novotney, A., Packard, E., & Price, M. (2008, May). Enhancing worker well-being: Occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress, and health. Monitor on Psychology, 39(5), 26-29.

  • First in-text citation: (Chamberlin, Novotney, Packard, & Price, 2008, p. X)
  • Subsequent in-text citations: (Chamberlin et al., 2008, p. X)

Online magazine article

Clay, R. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologists fight back about the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Retrieved from

  • In-text citation: (Clay, 2008, Emphasizing methodology section, para. X)


American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

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